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Gotze hands Germany World Cup titleGoetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup


Germany's Mario Goetze celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won 1-0 to win the World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title.


Palestinians flee north Gaza after Israel warningMo Martin, with eagle on 18, wins Women's British

Palestinians take shelter at the United Nations school after they fled their homes in Gaza City, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as its military warned northern Gaza residents to evacuate their homes, part of a widening offensive that has killed more than 160 Palestinians. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel briefly deployed troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time early Sunday as some 4,000 people fled southward from the northern part of the territory in the face of Israeli threats to step up attacks there.


Mo Martin of the U.S celebrates after winning the Women's British Open golf championship at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club, in Southport, England, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Mo Martin knew she hit her 3-wood exactly how she wanted on the 18th hole at Royal Birkdale.


Link-up between Yemen and Syria Islamists of 'extreme concern': USGermany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

US Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a press conference at the US Justice Department in Washington, DC, on June 30, 2014US Attorney General Eric Holder said on Sunday that intelligence suggesting Islamist bombmakers from Yemen have teamed up in Syria is "more frightening than anything" he had seen before. In an interview with ABC News, Holder called the alleged cooperation between expert bomb-makers in Yemen and jihadists fighting in Syria's civil war a "deadly combination." ABC News, citing unidentified sources, said US intelligence suspects Yemeni bombmakers in Syria have designed an explosive device small enough to fit in a laptop computer.


German supporters hold up a banner before the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Germany won the World Cup. Host Brazil won a world of new friends.


Iraq parliament postpones decision on new leadersAnthony, a 'Knick at heart,' stays in New York

Iraqi parliament's acting speaker Mahdi al-Hafidh, center, attends the first session of parliament in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Iraq's new parliament ended its inaugural session Tuesday after failing to make any progress in choosing a new prime minister even as the country faces a militant blitz that threatens to rip it apart and a spike in violence that made June the deadliest month in at least two years. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's deadlocked parliament failed Sunday to overcome the deep divisions hampering the formation of a new government, making no progress on choosing new leaders who could help hold the nation together and confront the Sunni militant blitz that has overrun much of the country.


FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2014 file photo, New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony smiles as he watches from the bench during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Bobcats, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Signing day has arrived in the NBA, if the biggest free agents care to grab their pens. But it’s unclear if Anthony, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade _ who all might be waiting on LeBron James to go first _ are ready. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony wanted to be a Knick a few years ago, and nothing has changed now.


Islamist militia attacks rivals at main Libya airportAP Interview: Bosh 'excited for the challenge'
Deadly clashes raged Sunday around Libya's main international airport, closing in down, as Islamist militia attacked liberal rivals in their Tripoli bastion, in an intensifying power struggle. Exchanges of fire with heavy weapons forced the closure of Tripoli airport, as foreign ministers from the North African nation's neighbours were to meet later in Tunisia to consider how to aid chaos-riddled Libya. The assault on the Zintan group by rival Islamist militants also came after the UN pulled staff from Libya citing security reasons, and as the United States warned of further escalation. An airport official said "rockets struck inside the airport perimeter around 6 am (0400 GMT)", followed by heavy clashes between the Zintan militia which controls the airport and rival gunmen.

FILE - In this May 8, 2014, file photo, Miami Heat center Chris Bosh celebrates after the Heat defeated the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 in Game 2 of an NBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinal series in Miami. Two people familiar with the situation say that Bosh has agreed to a maximum deal with the Heat. The people said that Bosh will be getting a five-year deal worth about $118 million. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Friday, July 11, 2014, on condition of anonymity because neither the team nor Bosh had publicly announced the deal. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)Half a world away, Chris Bosh could not escape the frenzy of last week.




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Why Midterm Elections Are Important

Primary elections are being held now in states across the country as members of political parties cast votes for the candidates they want to run in this November’s general election. Once the primaries are over, it will be time to focus on the general midterm election.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

The Nuclear Option

The Democrats in the United States Senate put an end to Republican obstruction last week when they voted 52 to 48 to end the filibuster. Called the nuclear option, the change to Senate rules allows for executive and judicial nominees to be approved with a simple majority vote. The minority party can no longer filibuster these nominees and require a majority of 60 votes.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 
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